Former Black Bear Perillo Gets First NFL TD
Former UMaine tight end Justin Perillo had his best day in the NFL on Sunday. His Green Bay Packers lost to the Detroit Lions 18-16 but he caught five passes from Aaron Rodgers, including one for a touchdown.
Perillo caught an 11-yard TD with just 32-seconds left in the game. His five catches were good for a total of 58-yards.
The former Black Bear suffered a concussion in that preseason game vs the Patriots. He was signed to the Packers practice squad and was activated one month ago.
Perillo has a total of seven receptions for 85-yards this season.
Perillo caught 128 passes, 15 for TDs in a UMaine uniform.
NOTE: Another former UMaine tight end, Matt Mulligan continues to play a lot of snaps for the Buffalo Bills. He has played in all 9 games and is primarily a blocking tight end. Mulligan does have one catch.
Mulligan and the Bills play the New England Patriots next Monday night.